If you want to keep in touch with all your friends and coworkers, you don't have to jump around from one service to another.
Any programmer now can build software to tap into Windows Live Messenger's network. Perhaps in time IM will become less fragmented and more useful.
The company's new ChatOn IM service will be available on its own Bada-powered handsets as well as smartphones running Android and Apple's iOS.
New asynchronous messaging app is different enough to be useful, but not so unique that it confuses.
Free. Easy. And compatible with just about every IM network known to man. What more could you want from an iPhone- and iPod Touch-messaging app?
Who needs pricey SMS when you can get free, real-time conversations via instant messaging? These two popular IM apps just got the push-notification treatment.
It's no replacement for Meebo, but it does integrate nicely with Zoho's other apps
Every message isn't necessarily from a human being.
News.com reviews the major instant messaging services and evaluates which do the best job of protecting their users' security and privacy.
Turn on handwriting in Windows Live Messenger, for a personal touch.